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GeeklyGetFit – Couch-to-5k

By Michaela Ray on

Howdy Geeklies! Training for a run can be very tedious. Especially if you’re tackling it alone. So…don’t! We want to get a group of Geeklies together to take on the challenge. We can all keep track of our training and whine about how sore we feel through the twitter tag #GeeklyCouchTo5k or just boast about …

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Punching-Bag-Workout-Boxing-Photo

Geekly Get Fit: Dealing with Stress

By Matt Ortiz on

2016 was a roller coaster. There were ups and there were downs. Personally, my second daughter was born in April, but after that there were complications in the family due to my father in law’s serious long term illness. Within the Geekly community, we’ve had some ups and downs as well. I know a lot …

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Scientifically-Speaking-Workout

Geekly Get Fit: Movement Types

By Matt Ortiz on

What is your play style? Do you prefer slow methodical heavy-hitters that soak TONS of damage? Do you like the fast hit and run tactics that distract and keep moving? Prefer something middle of the road that has advantages of both? Exercising is the same. Some people prefer slow methods of working out and others …

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a_small_cup_of_coffee

Geekly Get Fit: Caffeine

By Matt Ortiz on

I love coffee. It’s warm, intense, flavorful and, most importantly, has caffeine! It’s getting to the point that I like to grind my own beans and make specialty coffees on the weekend. Between my french press, moka pot, and Vietnamese phin filter, it’s hard to choose sometimes. However, I didn’t always like coffee. I mainly …

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Geekly Get Fit: Workout Tech

By Matt Ortiz on

One of the things I have been getting a bit nerdy about lately is smartwatches. Despite not using my current watch very much beyond sitting on my wrist slowly ticking time away, I like having the option to use it during a workout. During my training in Tae Kwon Do, our instructor highly recommended that we …

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Geekly Get Fit: Getting Started

By Matt Ortiz on

Okay, so we’ve got our motivation going.  Maybe you’ve done some research of your own in the past, looking into which workout system you’re going to choose. There are celebrity guides, sports guides, geeky guides, and even ones that say “just 15 minutes a day and you can lose 90 pounds”!   Well, at least …